Several states in the Southeastern United States prepare for several inches of snow and ice.
Sources: NBC News
Sources: NBC News
Category 5 Hurricane Dorian, with maximum sustained winds of 185 mph (295 km-h), makes landfall on Elbow Cay in the northern Bahamas Abaco islands. The storm is heading west at 7 mph toward Grand Bahama and the southeast American coast. Storm surges from Dorian, which ties as the second strongest Atlantic hurricane on record, are predicted to be as high as 23 feet (7 meters) in places.
Alabama Governor Kay Ivey, Florida Governor Rick Scott, and Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant each declare a state of emergency as Subtropical Storm Alberto, with maximum sustained winds of 40 mph (65 km-h), approaches the Southeastern United States. The National Hurricane Center predicts the storm will make landfall over the northern Gulf Coast late Monday afternoon or Monday night, with heavy rainfall and tropical storm conditions preceding actual landfall.
Hurricane Matthew, responsible for killing 13 people and knocking out power to 2.2 million households and businesses in the Southeastern United States, is now a Category 1 hurricane (75 mph;120 km-h winds) approaching the North Carolina coast.
The Obama administration announces it is cancelling plans to permit drilling for oil and gas off the southeastern U.S. Atlantic coast. A new plan involves 10 potential lease sales in the Gulf of Mexico and three off the coast of Alaska.
Officials report the casualties from yesterday's spring-like storm that triggered more than 20 tornadoes, destroyed homes, delayed and cancelled air flights, and caused power outages in the U.S. Midwest and Southeast have risen to at least 11 people killed with dozens injured. Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant declares a state of emergency in areas affected by the storm.